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  Little Tern (Sterna albifrons)

Little Tern | Sterna albifrons photo
Little Tern, Sternula albifrons,non-breeding plumage, with Crested Terns, Moreton Island, Australia

Image by Glen Fergus - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Little Tern | Sterna albifrons photo
Little Tern

Image by ISAKA Yoji (cory) - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

LITTLE TERN FACTS



Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Charadriiformes
Family:Laridae
Genus:Sterna
Species:albifrons
Common Name:Little Tern

Relatives in same Genus
  Bridled Tern (S. anaethetus)
  Lesser Crested Tern (S. bengalensis)
  Crested Tern (S. bergii)
  Caspian Tern (S. caspia)
  Roseate Tern (S. dougallii)
  Sooty Tern (S. fuscata)
  Common Tern (S. hirundo)
  Fairy Tern (S. nereis)
  Gull-billed Tern (S. nilotica)
  Arctic Tern (S. paradisaea)
  White-fronted Tern (S. striata)
  Black-naped Tern (S. sumatrana)
  Antarctic Tern (S. vittata)